Prep Time: 10 Min
Cook Time: 30 Min
– 3 cups turkey meat — left over from roasted or smoked turkey – Leftover bones and carcass — if you are planning to boil them for broth and use it in the soup – 1.5 l store bought or homemade turkey broth – 1 tbsp vegetable oil – 1 cup diced carrots – 1 large onion — diced – 2 cloves of garlic – 1/2 tsp black pepper – 1/2 tsp salt — or more to taste – 1/4 cup chopped celery – 1 cup thin egg noodles or rice – 1 tsp chopped thyme
Prepare the homemade turkey broth by simmering the carcass and bones with 6 quarts of water and a head of onion for 2 hours. Strain the broth. Alternatively use store bought turkey or chicken broth.
In a large pot, heat some vegetable oil or butter. Add the chopped onion, garlic, carrots and celery (optional)., Cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.